- Jan 16, 2015 22:31 IST
It is time for citizens to speak up for individual freedoms rather than advocate group rights, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Jan 05, 2015 23:34 IST
Narendra Modi will either have to throw in his lot with the Hindutva lobby or he will have to rein in the crazies. It's a difficult choice, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Dec 08, 2014 23:15 IST
Why hide the papers? Why keep the conspiracy theories related to Netaji Subhas Bose’s death alive? And why deny India the truth about the death of one of its great freedom fighters? Asks Vir Sanghvi.
- Nov 19, 2014 22:05 IST
Why should a generation that had no real experience of Nehru’s style of governance feel anger and bitterness towards a man whom most independent historians regard as one of the great figures of the 20th century? Asks Vir Sanghvi.
- Oct 05, 2014 22:22 ISTHT COLUMN
We need to rethink our idea of India. As the diaspora spreads and grows in influence, it will become a more important contributor to Indian political discourse (and abuse), writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Sep 19, 2014 22:56 IST
Every time the BJP comes to power, there is a battle for the heart and soul of the party. The best way to understand the by-election results is to view them from the perspective of this battle, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Sep 03, 2014 22:35 IST
Pakistan is a separate, distinct, independent country. How it organises its internal affairs is no business of ours. We must deal with whoever comes to power in Pakistan, no matter how they got there, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Aug 15, 2014 21:14 IST
It's nobody’s loss if the media do not travel on the PM’s plane: not the PM’s, and not the media’s. And it certainly makes no difference to the Indian reader or viewer, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- May 06, 2014 22:37 IST
If the BJP gets at least 50 seats more than the Congress, which now seems certain, then the Congress should accept defeat with grace and dignity, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Apr 14, 2014 21:02 ISTmedium term
The Indo-US nuclear deal is the event that transformed the PM, fooling him into believing he was invincible. Without the changes that followed the deal, UPA 2 might have gone very differently, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Mar 31, 2014 21:57 ISTmedium term
People are finally arguing about merits of a particular model of development rather than about identity and sentiment. That's the interesting thing about these elections, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Mar 03, 2014 23:41 IST
One thing seems certain: the Congress has lost the educated middle class. Every single poll shows this and all of us in the middle class have heard our friends and neighbours talk, writes Vir Sanghvi.
- Feb 16, 2014 23:35 IST
In recent weeks, Kejriwal seems to have written off the Congress. His resignation is part of AAP’s plan to oppose Narendra Modi and occupy the space vacated by the Congress, writes Vir Sanghvi. In first LS list, AAP takes on Cong's big guns, mum on Modi opponent
- Jan 28, 2014 21:01 IST
Two separate polls conducted by respected agencies suggest that AAP is no more than a Delhi regional party. Outside the Capital it will win hardly three or four seats (if that) and even in large metros it will not repeat its Delhi performance.
- Dec 09, 2013 22:58 ISTMedium Term
Narendra Modi does make a difference but it is still not clear just how great his impact is. The Aam Aadmi Party represents a greater threat to the Congress than any Modi effect with its stunning showing in this election. Vir Sanghvi writes. No Modi waves, only ripples | Delhi stares at election replay